Entirety of Islamic Jihad’s Leadership Destroyed: IDF: Lauren Marcus, World Israel News, Aug. 7, 2022 — The entire senior leadership of the Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror group has been eliminated, an Israeli military official said in a statement late Saturday evening.
Why Israel May Want a Ceasefire, And Why It Might Not Be Easy to Achieve: David Horovitz, Times of Israel, Aug. 7, 2022
Make Islamic Jihad Despair: Yoav Limor, JNS, Aug. 7, 2022
The Collapse of Islamic Jihad’s Equations: Oded Granot, Israel Hayom, Aug. 7, 2022
Iran’s Malign Hand Behind the Scenes – Analysis: Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post, Aug. 7, 2022
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WATCH: Who’s Behind the Terror Group Fighting Israel from Gaza?: i24 News, Aug. 7, 2022
Hamas Has an Islamic Jihad Problem in the Gaza Strip – Analysis: Khaled Abu Toameh, Jerusalem Post, Aug. 7, 2022 — Regardless of how and when the current round of fighting ends, it’s clear that the Iranian-backed Islamic Jihad organization has managed to reassert its status as the second largest and most influential terror group in the Gaza Strip.
Truce Announced After 3 Days of Fighting as Egypt Takes Center Stage: Reuters and ILH Staff, Israel Hayom, Aug. 7, 2022 — Israel and Palestinian terrorist group Palestinian Islamic Jihad agreed to a Cairo-mediated truce to take effect late on Sunday, sources said, raising hopes of an end to the most serious flare-up on the Gaza frontier in more than a year. Israeli forces pounded Palestinian targets through the weekend after PIJ threatened to target Israeli civilians, triggering longer-range rocket attacks against its cities.
Israeli Messaging on Deadly Jabaliya Explosion Makes Inroads On International Media: TOI Staff, Times of Israel, Aug. 7, 2022 — Israeli officials have been working hard since Saturday evening to convey the truth that an explosion in the Gaza Strip that killed multiple people, including several children, was the work of a failed rocket launch by Palestinian terrorists rather than an IDF strike.
UN Expresses ‘Deep Concern’ Over Elimination of Senior Islamic Jihad Terrorist: Aryeh Savir, World Israel News, Aug. 7, 2022 — United Nations (UN) Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland angered Israeli diplomats when he expressed “deep concern” over Israel’s counterterrorism strikes in the Gaza Strip against the Islamic Jihad, including the elimination of a senior terrorist.